you find serenity and tranquility
in a world you may not always understand.
pain you have known
and the conflict you have experienced
give you the strength to walk through life
facing each new situation
with courage and optimism.
know that there are those
whose love and understanding
will always be there,
even when you feel most alone.
discover enough goodness in others
to believe in a world of peace.
May a kind
word, a reassuring touch,
a warm smile be yours every day of your life,
and may you give these gifts
as well as receive them.
when the storm seems unending.
to those who know hate,
and let that love embrace you
as you go into the world.
teaching of those you admire become
part of you, so that you may call upon them.
those whose lives you have touched
and who have touched yours
are always a part of you,
even if the encounters were less
than you would have wished.
It is the
content of the encounter
that is more important than its' form.
not become too concerned
with material matters,
but instead place immeasurable value
on the goodness in your heart.
in each day to see the beauty and love
in the world around you.
that each person has limitless abilities,
but each of us is different in our own way.
may feel you lack in one regard
may be more than compensated for in another.
feel you lack in the present
may become one of your strengths in the future.
see your future as one
filled with promise and possibility.
as a worthwhile experience.
find enough inner strength
to determine your own worth by yourself,
and not be dependent on another's judgments
of your accomplishments.
Unknown - Submitted By: Sandra E.
Midi Sequence By: © Bernd Krueger